(photo credit: Courtesy)
The Jerusalem Premier League baseball team will take the field for the first
time in three years on Monday, to open the schedule of the Israel Association of
Baseball’s top amateur league.
The teams participating this year
represent Jerusalem, Ra’anana, Modi’in and Tel Aviv.
All games will be
played at the Yarkon Sports Complex at the Baptist Village, just north of Petah
Tikvah on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday evenings at 7:15 pm.
champion Modi’in begins its title defense on Thursday.
The season runs
from mid-March through the month of June, with a league championship playoff
Jerusalem’s 2011 roster: Outfielders: Mordecai Frist,
Mordecai Weismann, Jonathan Kirshblum, Yehuda Maor, Yehuda
Infielders: Beni Friedman, Gilad Rosinger, Rephael Rosenberg, Gil
Mizrahi, Ehud Talmor, Ilan Klein, Seth Herman.
Alter, Orr Gottlieb, Jacob Zeffren, Amit Kurz.
Head coach: David Friedman
Jerusalem’s team will be anchored by former USA junior college World Series
players Beni Friedman and Gili Rosinger.
Four other players have been a
part of Israel’s national baseball teams.